Having spent most of my first seasons on Lomond fishing the “Bottom End” of the Loch, my fishing pal and myself decided we were ‘ready’ to explore the famous “Tap End”. From all accounts by seasoned Lomond anglers then by mid July the ‘Tap End” was likely to hold fish and this was evidenced by recent catch reports on the Loch.
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An introduction to the beautiful North Esk
I was recently kindly invited to fish a private beat on the North Esk by my good friend and very […]
The Junction Pool on the mighty River Tweed
An invite from friends and fellow accomplished anglers Kevin and Malcolm McCormick to have a day on the infamous ‘Junction Pool’ on the Tweed needed absolutely consideration before saying definitely yes! Kevin’s lad Lewis also joined us adding some youthful energy to the group. Renowned around the world the Junction Pool considered as the Holy Grail by anglers everywhere and the chance to spend a day fishing it was a huge chance not to be passed over.
Lomond Silver – June 19th & 20th 2020
My good friend and experienced angler Michael King and I had planned a long overdue two day trip on Lomond […]
First outing of the 2020 season on Lomond
March 21, 2020 Following a long winter close season and not to mention the increasing restrictions and health measures it […]
Time to kill
With the relentless weather and torrents of water everywhere there’s nothing to do but prepare, maintain and check gear for […]
So much to master “Every Day is a school day”!
I have during the past few months thrown myself into trying to understand the basics of fly tying. On the […]
Shiny New Pin
All of the countless hours of scraping, sanding and preparation are now finally behind me. Despite my moans and groans […]
A personal favourite pattern
Willie Gun Copper Tube Fly, December 2019 Continuing to practice basic tying techniques I opted for a Willie Gun variant […]
Fly-Tying trials and tribulations
27th November 2019 On these long cold , dark nights what else is there to do but try to learn […]